Surgical Assistant - Certified

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Closes
Oct 19, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: The Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) works as a 1st or 2nd assistant to the surgeon and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon may perform specific significant surgical tasks. Education Level
Trade School Graduate - SURGICAL ASSISTANT

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Surgical Assistant - 2 years

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Surgical Assistant

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA is looking for a full time Surgical Assistant to join our Surgical Assistant Team to work in our new surgical procedure room. We would prefer a candidate who has a minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Surgical Assistant and a graduate of a CAAHEP SA program. We will consider all candidates certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting), NSAA (National Surgical Assisting Association), or ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP SA program graduate.

Department/Position Overview: This position will work as a 1st or 2nd assistant to the surgeon and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon may perform specific significant surgical tasks.

Facility Highlights: Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, located in Virginia Beach, VA, is a Magnet Status, general medical and surgical facility with 160 beds. The hospital offers a full-service emergency room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, Oncology and Stroke services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center with an On-site Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Sentara Benefits: Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

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    Other
    Graduate of CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) accredited Surgical Assistant Program required. Graduate of medical school (foreign or domestic) may be substituted for education if currently certified. Will consider all applicants certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting), NSAA (National Surgical Assisting Association), and ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP SA program graduate. Must obtain certification within six months of hire if not available at hire.

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